Apply for a Grant

​Good morning to you all on this bitter cold Monday! I hope everyone had a great, warm weekend!
I’m sharing with you this morning some information about a few grants available for teachers and classrooms. Check them out!
AAUW Community Action Grants
One-year grants fund community-based 

projects that include clearly defined activi-

ties promoting education and equality for 

women and girls with direct community or 

public impact. Two-year grants provide start-up funds for new projects that address local community needs and develop girls’ sense 

of efficacy through leadership, advocacy, or training opportunities.

One-year awards range from $2,000 

to $7,000, and two-year awards range from $5,000 to $10,000.

Deadline: Applications are due January 15, 

2017

Website: http://www.aauw.org/what-we-do/

educational-funding-and-awards/commu-

nity-action-grants
Dollar General Afterschool Literacy 

Award
The Afterschool Alliance, together with 

the Dollar General Literacy Foundation, is 

in search of after-school programs that have demonstrated excellence in providing literacy support to English language learner students.

Grants of $10,000 are awarded.

Deadline: Nominations are due December 

16, 2016

Website: http://www.afterschoolalliance.org/

awards.cfm
Voya Foundation Grants
The Voya Foundation supports nonprofit 

organizations addressing a variety of community needs and resources. The foundation maintains the following two giving priorities:

Financial education: The Voya Foundation is especially interested in programming that empowers individuals, particularly young people and minorities, to take control of their financial futures. 

STEM education: The foundation is com-

mitted to supporting and improving programs that help prepare youth for the twenty-first century workforce and provide experiential 

STEM learning opportunities for children in kindergarten through grade eight.

Grants of $2,500 and greater are awarded

Deadline: Applications are due December 9, 2016

Website: corporate.voya.com/corporate-

responsibility/investing-communities/

voya-foundation-grants
Pages 4 and 17 in our most recent issue will have more information. Continue reading here: http://www.teachingtodaymn.com/TTMNNov2016.html

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